NYS Senator John DeFrancisco gives an update on the budget process this year and talks about the need for joint public budget conference committee hearings. He says it's something the legislature didn't do last year.
Senator DeFrancisco talks about the recent controversy surrounding Governor Paterson and the Gov's proposal to delay state income tax refunds. Also discussion and a video clip of a public hearing on human services about nutrition and food stamps.
Syracuse Center of Excellence's headquarters is a new national resource to promote collaborations in research, demonstration, commercialization, and outreach projects relating to sustainable built environments. It is the hub of an emerging regional innovation cluster that engages hundres of firms and institutions from throughout NYS, across the U.S., and around the world.
SENATOR DEFRANCISCO ANNOUNCES STATE GRANTS FOR LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN ONONDAGA COUNTYGrants are Supported by $14 million in Capital Funds for Public Library Construction
Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) today announced that several libraries in Onondaga County have been awarded New York State Public Library Construction Grants to help make necessary improvements to their buildings.
SENATOR DEFRANCISCO DEMANDS THAT GOVERNOR PATERSON ISSUE STATE INCOME TAX REFUNDS ON TIME Senator DeFrancisco Leads CNY Online Petition Drive Fighting Delay of State Income Tax Checks to Alleviate Budget Woes Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) requested today that Governor Paterson should not delay the return of state income tax refunds, and has started an online petition drive to send the Governor a message.